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Food security as a gender issue: why are female-headed households worse off compared to similar male-headed counterparts?
The centrality of gender equity for inclusive development is a concept that is not contestable. The manifestations of inequality predicated on gender are myriad. These range from unequal access to educational opportunities, ...
The changing living standard of farmers in the Yaqui Valley: looking beyond the "Green Revolution"
(CIMMYT; The World Food Prize, 2014)
The World Food Prize Youth Institute sponsors a seminar through which students are able to research a topic related to food security and present it for discussion at the annual conference. This year, The World Food IPhoto: ...
Maize landraces and adaptation to climate change in Mexico
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
The use of improved maize varieties in Tanzania
(Academic Journals, 2014)
Inter-connection between land use/land cover change and herders'/farmers' livestock feed resource management strategies: a case study from three Ethiopian eco-environments
(Elsevier Masson, 2014)
We assessed land use/land cover changes from remotely sensed satellite imagery and compared this with community perceptions on availability/use of livestock feed resources and feed deficit management strategies since the ...
Can agricultural input subsidies reduce the gender gap in modern maize adoption? Evidence from Malawi
Nationally representative data for Malawi were used to measure the gender gap in adoption of modern maize and to investigate how, if at all, Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) has impacted the gap. Regression results ...
Modeling the effect of a heat wave on maize production in the USA and its implications on food security in the developing world
This study uses geo-spatial crop modeling to quantify the biophysical impact of weather extremes. More specifically, the study analyzes the weather extreme which affected maize production in the USA in 2012; it also estimates ...
Assessment of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris l.) Seed quality produced under different cropping systems by smallholder farmers in eastern Ethiopia
(African Scholarly Science Communications Trust, 2014)
One of the major causes of low yield of common bean in Ethiopia is the shortage and/or inaccessibility of high quality seed. In the Hararghe highlands of eastern Ethiopia, farmers often use common bean seeds produced both ...
Cobertura de los servicios de extensionismo en Mexico: ¿Que lograr? ¿Como lograrlo? ¿A traves de quien lograrlo?
(Red Mexicana por la Agricultura Familiar y Campesina; SAGARPA; FAO; CIMMYT, 2014)
Administración de empresas productoras de semilla en África
Las empresas productoras de semillas representan una forma empresarial que está emergiendo de manera vertiginosa en África. El sector de semillas africano ha visto el surgimiento y, en ocasiones, la desaparición, tanto a ...